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Releasing Soon: Aftercare Instructions + Girl on the Verge | Mini-Reviews

Today I will be spotlighting two books releasing next week, on June 27th. I received e-ARCs of both of these books and the opinions that follow are my own. Aftercare Instructions by Bonnie Pipkin Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: Mental Health (grief) | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb— “Troubled.” That’s seventeen-year-old Genesis according to her small New Jersey town. She… Continue reading Releasing Soon: Aftercare Instructions + Girl on the Verge | Mini-Reviews

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Review | If I Was Your Girl

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo Genre: YA Contemporary| Diversity: trans MC (#OwnVoices!) | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Synopsis (from Goodreads): Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school in Lambertville, Tennessee. Like any other girl, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is keeping a secret. There’s a reason why she… Continue reading Review | If I Was Your Girl

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Double Mini-Reviews | The Melody of You and Me + The Paths We Choose

Hello all! Welcome to my first Double Review post! I’m changing the way I do reviews a little bit. Previously, I’ve been posting a majority of my reviews only on Goodreads. As of now, I’m upping my review posts to twice a week. Today, I’m bringing you two very special mini-reviews. M. Hollis’ New Adult… Continue reading Double Mini-Reviews | The Melody of You and Me + The Paths We Choose

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Review | How to Make a Wish | ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: bisexual MC & biracial LI | My Rating:  Synopsis (from Goodreads): Grace, tough and wise, has nearly given up on wishes, thanks to a childhood spent with her unpredictable, larger-than-life mother. But this summer, Grace meets Eva, a girl who believes in dreams, despite her… Continue reading Review | How to Make a Wish | ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Review | Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel

Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: Persian lesbian MC | My Rating:  My Synopsis— High school junior Leila knows that she’s a lesbian, but she’s keeping it a secret for several reasons: she doesn’t know how her friends will react, and she’s terrified of how her Persian family… Continue reading Review | Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel

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Review | Playing With Matches

Playing With Matches by Suri Rosen Genre: YA Contemporary |Diversity: Jewish MC | My Rating: 4/5 stars Synopsis (from Goodreads): “When 16-year-old Raina Resnick is expelled from her Manhattan private school, she's sent to live with her strict aunt. Her sister, Leah, blames her for her broken engagement, and Raina is also a social pariah at her new school. However, in… Continue reading Review | Playing With Matches

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Review | Written in the Stars

Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: Muslim MC | My Rating: 4/5 stars Synopsis (from Goodreads) “Naila’s conservative immigrant parents have always said the same thing: She may choose what to study, how to wear her hair, and what to be when she grows up—but they will choose her husband. Following their… Continue reading Review | Written in the Stars